Minneapolis-based food retail and distribution firm Nash Finch Company has announced the promotion of its CFO, Robert B. Dimond, to executive VP.

In making the announcement, Ron Marshall, Nash Finch president and CEO, praised Dimond's overall financial acumen and said that he has made a significant contribution to the company's success.

Prior to joining Nash Finch, Dimond was group VP and CFO for the western region of US grocery chain Kroger. Before that, he served as group VP, administration and controller, for Smith's Food and Drug Centers.